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Subject: Re: red light freeze
From: Jack (jack_at_sylviawebster.f2s.com)
Is it anyones feelings that replacment batterys will help? Can anyone reccomend a brand? Is there such thing as Memoryless recharable batterys?
On 24.04.2003 at 01:28 PM Mike Holden wrote:
>Benoit Quette said:
>> Hi guys,
>> The freeze happen to me twice yesterday.
>> Different tracks.
>> Both while I was stepping off the bus.
>> I'm using the daily build 030422 on a FM recorder.
>> Temperature was around 12oC.
>> Has nobody manage to find out if it was really the battery + temperature
>> that was causing this?
>> If yes, is is due to the type of battery or due to the specific brand
>> the archos are shipped with?
>It may be a factor for some people, especially in colder weather. However
>for me, I don't think it is. It is currently fairly warm here in Northern
>England today (shirtsleeves weather - make the most of it before the rain
>starts again!), and I had 3 red freezes at dinnertime today. For me, it
>is, I feel, due entirely to movement of the unit, and may also be related
>to the disk spinning down before a disk operation has completed
>(increasing the disk spindown value seems to help).
>We are still looking at this, but it is hit and miss as it is difficult to
>reproduce, and cannot be done at will.
Jack (Futurealive Games)
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